Contribution of Jones Act Shipping

The Jones Act: Driving America’s Economy

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SOURCE:  Economic information about the American domestic maritime industry for this paper is taken from “Contributions of the Jones Act Shipping Industry to the U.S. Economy,” prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers for Transportation Institute (January 2019) (private study).  Shipyard information comes from “The Economic Importance of the U.S. Shipbuilding and Repairing Industry,” prepared for the U.S. Maritime Administration (of the U.S. Department of Transportation) by PwC (May 30, 2013).